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A photo of two people sitting in a Wheel House by the sea as part of Ramsbottom Festival 2015

Ten festivals to be surprised by art at this summer

From Camp Bestival to Cumbria's Lakes International Comic Art Festival, here are ten festivals to find great art at between now and October.

Body artist Carolyn Roper paints models at St Pancras Station for International Tiger Day

World Body Painting Champion and models make live art at St Pancras for International Tiger Day

St Pancras International station and Save Wild Tigers joined forces today to host a live art exhibit by double World Body Art Champion Carolyn Roper.

Mark Hearld in the Lumber Room

York Art Gallery review: Yorkshire charm, reactionary pieces and breathtaking art

Ahead of its opening on Saturday, Angelika Rusbridge takes a look at York Art Gallery - featuring a ceramics collection at the centre of its £8 million refurbishment.

A photo of a young girl with her back to the camera sitting on a wall in a Chinese city

Chinese Art from the 1970s to Now "makes you believe in the human spirit" at the Whitworth

Challenging the myopia of Chinese art being viewed as limited to ornate ink paintings and calligraphy, the M+ Sigg Collection contains humour, poise and beauty, says Kirstie Brewer.

a painting of an attic room with a camp bed nautical paraphernalia, cacti and shipping trunks

Fry Art Gallery explores art, decor and houses of the Great Bardfield Artists

The Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden is capturing the spirit of the Great Bardfield artists' houses with an exhibition exploring the domestic interior of Edward Bawden and his circle.

Chris Rose sketches a jellyfish while underwater

"It'd be amazing to see a porpoise": Artist in spectacular North Sea plunge with seals and dolphins after winning award

Wildlife artist Chris Rose, the winner of the Undersea Art Award 2015, will spend the summer diving a stretch of the North Sea from Coquet to St Mary's.

A photo of a man standing inside a historic house surrounded by grand sculptures and art

Chatsworth House to Sherwood Forest: New take on Grand Tour is thoughtful art trail in East Midlands

From one of the finest baroque private homes in the UK to a pair of paintings at Derby Museum and Art Gallery, Mark Sheerin follows the path of the East Midlands' answer to the Grand Tour.

A painting of some waterlilies

Flower power: Royal Academy examines importance of gardens to Monet and his contemporaries

A major exhibition examining the role of gardens in the work of late 19th and early 20th century artists will be held at the Royal Academy of Arts at the start of 2016.

a black and white photograph of Pablo Picasso.

'Picasso' painting found in Scottish attic could provide spark for family reunion says finder

As experts from Christie's inspect a Picasso artwork found in an attic its finder says he will use any money it may bring him to track down his Russian relatives.

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